Eisner Drops Other Shoe
- ...Readies Disney CEO Shortlist. Glynn, Christopher // Investment Management Weekly;9/20/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 37, p1
Reports on the presentation by the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) to the board members of Walt Disney Co. in September 2004 of its own shortlist of candidates to replace CEO Michael Eisner. Complaints of shareholders against Eisner; Reason cited by CalPERS for...
- Disney to Name Eisner's Replacement in June. Larson, Megan // MediaWeek;9/27/2004, Vol. 14 Issue 34, p10
Reports on the efforts of Walt Disney Co. to seek candidates for the replacement of its CEO Michael Eisner in June 2005. Candidates who have been picked by the board of directors for the position; Factor that angered critics of Eisner; Reaction of Eisner with regards to his replacement.
- Also … You're Fired! Ressner, Jeffrey // Time;3/8/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p18
Reports that Michael Eisner is in the midst of trying to fend off a fierce campaign to oust him as Disney CEO. Emergence of a letter Eisner wrote to former superagent Michael Ovitz, who was Disney president for 14 months; Impact of the letter.
- FORGET THE ALAMO. Schoeneman, Deborah // New York;4/26/2004, Vol. 37 Issue 14, p16
Reports on the antisocial behavior of Walt Disney Co. chief executive officer Michael Eisner in the United States. Walt Disney board's decision to remove Eisner as chairman; Eisner's decision not to attend the John Kerry fundraising event; Absence of Eisner at the premiere of the film "The Alamo."
- In Search of a Little Corporate Integrity. Lacter, Mark // San Diego Business Journal;5/17/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 20, p43
Focuses on the allegation of Stanley Gold regarding the inefficiency of the board of directors to oversee CEO Michael Eisner of Walt Disney Co. in the U.S. Proposal of Gold for directors to take a proficiency test; Inability of directors to understand ratings points; Complexity of handling money...
- Mouse dissidents still squeaking. Fritz, Ben // Daily Variety;9/14/2004, Vol. 284 Issue 50, p1
Reports on the announcement of Michael Eisner that he is leaving Walt Disney Co. as CEO in Los Angeles, California. Call of shareholders Roy Disney and Stanley Gold for the board to conduct a broad search for a new CEO and announce a replacement by the next annual meeting; Prediction of the two...
- Now It's Time To Say Goodbye. // Broadcasting & Cable;9/13/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 37, p36
Discusses the possible impact of the retirement of Michael Eisner, CEO of Walt Disney Co. on September 30, 2006, on the company. Information on the Disney culture before the tenure of Eisner; Candidate for the succession of Eisner's position.
- MOUSE HUNT. Gunther, Marc // Fortune;1/12/2004, Vol. 149 Issue 1, p106
Reports on the firing of Roy Disney, a board member of Walt Disney Co. How he found out about his termination; Animosity between Roy Disney and the company's CEO Michael Eisner; Roy Disney's career at Disney; Reaction of Roy Disney to his termination; Financial status of the company.
- Anti-Eisner duo: Don't wait. Rose, Marla Matzer // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/14/2004, Vol. 385 Issue 33, p3
This article focuses on Walt Disney Co. board dissidents Roy E. Disney and Stanley Gold who renewed their drive to oust Michael Eisner from his post as CEO of Disney sooner rather than later. Critics were referring to Disney president and chief operating officer Bob Iger, whom Eisner came out in...